FREE Webinars from the National Network Libraries of Mediciane (NNLM) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM):
A Community Effort: Responding to Substance Misuse
December 6, 2:00-4:00 PM ET – Librarians are arming themselves with Naloxone and saving lives, but how else can we respond to the opioid crisis and the other substance related disorders that plague our campuses and communities? This session, sponsored by SEA, will cover a variety of approaches that address misinformation, harm reduction efforts, and support for persons in recovery, and will explore a range of resources available to professionals, community organizations, and individuals struggling with addiction.
ClinicalTrials.gov: Results Reporting, Unique Evidence & the Role of the Medical Librarian
December 7, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET – Sponsored by MAR, join this 1-hour overview of ClinicalTrials.gov, an openly available federal registry and results database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov is a vital resource for researchers, healthcare providers, and health sciences librarians who wish to consult the entire body of evidence on any particular topic.
How to Make the Case for Integrating Health Literacy Throughout Your Organization
December 13, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET – Have you been having trouble advocating for or implementing health-literacy initiatives in your organization? You are not alone. The good news it that by integrating health literacy, you can both better protect your organization and improve patient engagement and outcomes. This webinar will introduce the health policies and regulations that support integrating health literacy into health systems, and it will provide actionable tips for helping you do so in your organization.
Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community (Tween/Teen Substance Use Awareness)
December 13, 2:00-3:00 PM ET – This session will provide an overview of ideas to conduct health outreach and create health programs for libraries and community/faith based organizations, particularly related to Tween/Teen Substance Use Awareness, and National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week. Participants will learn how to integrate resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and other reputable agencies, and where to locate free materials.
Other Items of Interest from NNLM and NLM
Facilitating Health Communication with Immigrant, Refugee, and Migrant Populations Through the Use of Health Literacy and Community Engagement Strategies: Proceedings of a Workshop – The National Academies